Corn on the Cob



  • 5 to 6 ears of corn, husks on
  • butter, optional
Time Estimates

Prep time: 5 min  

Cook time: 10 min  

Total time: 15 min  



  1. Bring a large pot to boil.
  2. Remove husks and corn silk from 5 to 6 ears of corn.
  3. Drop corn into boiling water. Return to boil. Cover, turn off heat, and remove after 5 minutes.
  4. Add butter and seasoning to taste.
  5. Most importantly, do not overcook the corn.
Yields 5 to 6 servings.
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